David Rivera

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Penn Quarter: Chinatown Falling, CityCenter Rising

• March 17, 2017<br>• 8 Comments<p>The Friendship Archway at 7th and H Street NW<p><i>UrbanTurf has profiled more than 50 neighborhoods in the DC area. We are now</i> …

New DC Whole Foods offers a lot more than just groceries

WASHINGTON — If you can’t get a table at Maketto this weekend, don’t fret. Just a few blocks from Erik Bruner-Yang’s popular H Street restaurant, …

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Dining Rooms

Historic Designation Sets Stage for a Washington Market District’s Future

WASHINGTON — At the Florida Avenue Market, the restaurants and neighborhood groceries of the nation’s capital found what they needed to satisfy their customers for decades. The main building and gritty collection of wholesale-food warehouses sold meats, vegetables and cheeses to buyers large and …

The Obamas Take Campaign Donors to Boundary Road

<b>Boundary Road</b> opened a mere 3.5 weeks ago on H Street NE and not only has the early word from the neighborhood been mostly positive, but the restaurant has <b>just gotten the Obama endorsement</b>. Reports trickled in yesterday evening that the presidential motorcade was tying up traffic on H Street — …

Joe Ostrosky on Managing the Epic Lines at Toki

<i>Welcome back to The Gatekeepers, a feature in which we roam the city meeting the fine ladies and gentlemen that stand between you and some of your favorite impossible-to-get tables.</i><p>Stories of the epic lines at <b>Toki Underground</b> are at this point legendary. There are ways to avoid them — the …

DC's Union Market: A Food Hall Rebuilt From Scratch Following a Fire

How food became a priority at Union Market, a food hall in Washington, D.C.<p><i>Welcome to Out of the Kitchen, our ongoing exploration of the relationships that build and sustain the food industry. This year, we’re traveling the country to look at the changing landscape of food markets. Hyper-local</i> …

The Beatles played their first U.S. concert here. Now an REI is moving in.

The vaulted, concrete-domed Uline Arena in Northeast Washington can tell a D.C. story better than most. Its transformation has followed the ups and downs of the city’s history — experiencing both glorious and unremarkable moments throughout its 75-year life.<p>The structure’s latest chapter arrives at …

Introduction

Nextdoor.com helped us dig through data on more than 250 neighborhoods in the biggest U.S. cities. We assessed each area’s walkability according to Walkscore.com; the number of neighborhood coffee shops per capita (with a little help from NPD Group’s report); the assortment of local food trucks …

Road to a Retail Makeover

The corridor once infamous for race riots and crime is in the midst of an urban revival. But one critical piece is missing: the shopping.<p>A few veteran mom-and-pop stores have survived the decades of neglect. A handful of national chains, such as Payless ShoeSource and Rite Aid, have staked out …

Reliable Source - Hey, isn't that...?: Lady Gaga doing yoga on Capitol Hill

Hey, isn't that...?: Lady Gaga doing yoga on Capitol Hill<p>Lady Gaga -- so flexible! (Tracy A. Woodward/The Washington Post)<p>Hey, isn't that <b>Lady Gaga</b> dropping in for the Wednesday noon class at Bikram Yoga Capitol Hill, after her previous night's show at Verizon Center? What does Gaga wear to yoga, …

D.C.’s Chinatown has only 300 Chinese Americans left, and they’re fighting to stay.

Jenny Tang remembers when Chinatown was still Chinatown.<p>It was a neighborhood of empty lots, but the streets were crowded with people — shoppers, merchants, children, the elderly. Many of them were locals, and nearly all of them Chinese. She needed only to walk down the street to find a breakfast …

The true value of a city parking spot

PEOPLE OLD enough to remember the gasoline price controls of the 1970s can recall long lines of cars waiting for scarce supplies of fuel, the unsurprising result of a foolish government scheme to defy the market. Those days are over — when it comes to gasoline. But when it comes to parking, even in …

Church's Face-Lift Plans Uncover Ties to U.S. Capitol Architect

Underneath the church's stucco-like covering, applied decades ago, is the original church, built in 1852 of brick and sandstone. Through research and a little luck, historians determined recently that the church's designer was the same preeminent 19th-century architect who gave the U.S. Capitol the …

‘If the price is right, we sell’

<i>This story was originally published on January 29, 1995.</i><p>803 H St. NW is a row house where no row exists. It is a red brick vestige, a lone survivor on a scruffy urban prairie of emptied whiskey bottles and the brown paper bags that once offered them false camouflage. This block was once so …

Wah Luck House maintains culture in dying D.C. Chinatown

For the residents of Wah Luck House in the District’s Chinatown, a trip to the nearest Chinese market requires a bit of planning.<p>Once a month, a chartered tour bus pulls up in front of the 153-unit apartment complex at Sixth and H streets NW, and the 56 Chinese immigrants lucky enough to have …